In recognition of 2011 National Volunteer Week, Volunteer Services from the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford MA held its Annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony at the Minuteman Club, Hanscom Air Force Base.
At this year’s event, Celebrating People in Action, volunteers were recognized for their service to the Veterans at the hospital. The awards recognized hours of service as well as a Volunteer Group of the Year and an Individual Volunteer of the Year.
Bob Martin of Lexington was recognized as the Volunteer of the Year by Tammy Follensbee, Director. Bob volunteers in the Health Care for Homeless Veterans programs helping to support and educate the Veterans to improve their financial health. He helps them develop budgets and establish financial goals so that they can again become productive members of society. Bob also helps Veterans resolve issues with the IRS, Student Loans and personal debt problems. With Bob’s help homeless Veterans are able to get back on their feet financially and refocus on their future.
Bob also received the “Call to Service” Award established by President George W. Bush for a commitment of two years and 4000 hours of service to our Country. This award was presented to Bob by Colonel Stacy L.Yike, 66th Air Base Group Commander, Hanscom Air Force Base.
Bob is a Veteran of the US Army and served during the Vietnam Era. He is a former Credit Manager with Digital Equipment Corp in Maynard. Bob also served as the Veteran Service Officer for Lexington for the four years. He and his wife Muffie have lived in Lexington since 1971.
For more information on volunteering at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford please contact Deborah.email@example.com Phone: (781) 687-2422.